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    • Havachachi - Maricopa, Portfolio 2, Plate 64

    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Maricopa Indians
    • “The Maricopa, of course, possessed the same wealth of native vegetal and animal foods as the Pima, and employed the same methods of gathering and treating them. The fruit of the giant cactus, found in unlimited quantities, is still one of their...
    • Sunset in Navaho-Land, Portfolio 1, Plate 38

    • Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
    • Navajo Indians
    • “The Navaho are a pastoral, semi-nomadic people whose activities centre in their flocks and small farms. Their reservation of more than fourteen thousand square miles is in the desert plateau region of Northern Arizona and New Mexico. Its mesas...
    • Review and analysis of the Flagstaff culture

    • Gladwin, Harold S. (Harold Sterling), 1883-1983
    • Indians of North America; Antiquities; Architecture, Prehistoric; Pit houses; Tree-rings
    • (14,462kb pdf) Gladwin compares the previous work done on the architecture of the Flagstaff culture by Colton, Spicer, McGregor and Hargrave with tree-ring dating done by Douglass and McGregor and concludes that the tree-rings dates are in direct...
    • Some resemblances in the ceramics of Central and North America

    • Vaillant, George Clapp, 1901-1945
    • Ceramics; Indian pottery; Indians of North America; Antiquities; Archaeological surveying; Pottery, Prehistoric; Civilization; Indian influences; Indians of Central America; Indians of Mexico
    • (14,990kb pdf) Critical analysis of similarities and differences between various cultures of North and Central America; subsequent ideas as to the types of interactions (if any) between the cultures in North America and their counterparts in...
    • Cochise culture

    • Sayles, E. B. (Edwin Booth), 1892-1977
    • Cochise culture; Excavations (Archaeology); Paleo-Indians; Indians of North America; Antiquities
    • (16,792kb pdf) Excavations from the early-to-mid 1930's in southeastern Arizona, southwestern New Mexico and northern Mexico resulted in the classification of a new culture, the Cochise culture.
    • Use of potsherds in an archaeological survey in the Southwest

    • Gladwin, Winifred, 1889-1965
    • Ceramics; Indian pottery; Archaeological surveying; Indians of North America; Antiquities; Navajo Indians; Pottery, Prehistoric
    • (3,834kb pdf) Crucial importance of potsherds in conducting surveys of the Southwest in the absense of other tangible artifacts.
    • Archaeological survey of Chihuahua, Mexico

    • Sayles, E. B. (Edwin Booth), 1892-1977
    • Archaeological surveying; Indians of Central America; Architecture, Prehistoric; Indian pottery; Pottery, Prehistoric; Indians of North America; Antiquities
    • (36,648kb pdf) Archaeological survey of Chihuahua, Mexico to determine the culture groups that may have inhabited or influenced the development of culture in the area.
    • Maricopa County Sheriffs Office, Phoenix, Arizona

    • Burton, Nancy Clark.
    • Industrial hygiene -- Arizona -- Phoenix; Infectious wastes -- Arizona -- Phoenix; Air Pollution, Indoor; Blood-Borne Pathogens; Occupational Exposure
    • 10 pages (PDF version). File size: 206.866 KB. Health Hazard Evaluation Report (HETA)96-0241-2634
    • Hunting highlights: news for hunters

    • Arizona. Game and Fish Dept.
    • Hunting--Arizona--Periodicals;
    • This title contains one or more publications. These digital items were created from emails sent to the repository from AZGFD [e-news@phx-listserv.ad.gf.state.az.us]
    • Energy policy update: energy and environmental news

    • Arizona. Dept. of Commerce. Energy Office.
    • Energy policy--Arizona--Periodicals; Power resources--Arizona--Periodicals; Energy industries--Environmental aspects--Arizona--Periodicals;
    • This title contains one or more publications. These digital items were created from the email subscription.
    • Canyon Creek Ruin and the cliff dwellings of the Sierra Ancha

    • Haury, Emil W. (Emil Walter), 1904-
    • Cliff-dwellings--Arizona--Sierra Ancha; Excavations (Archaeology)--Arizona--Sierra Ancha; Archaeological surveying--Arizona--Sierra Ancha; Sierra Ancha (Ariz.)--Antiquities; Canyon Creek Ruin (Ariz.)--Antiquities; Gila County (Ariz.)--Antinquities.
    • This paper documents two archaeological expeditions conducted by the Gila Pueblo Foundation in the early 1930s. The first reconnaissance trip collected wood specimens in the Sierra Ancha mountains to conduct tree-ring dating analysis. The second...
    • Escaping the Heat

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall
    • "Escaping the Heat," North Valley Magazine
    • Removing Poison From Mandioca

    • Unknown
    • Cassava -- Brazil
    • "Freeing mandioca of its poison. The large wooden tubes filled with pulp are squeezed by the steady pull of a weighted pole, or lever. The pulp is then worked and squeezed again until it is free from its harmful ingredient."
    • The Palace on Whiskey Row

    • Trimble, Marshall
    • Arizona--History; Trimble, Marshall
    • "The Palace on Whiskey Row," North Valley Magazine
    • Mogorom Women

    • Unknown
    • Indigenous peoples -- Africa; Africa -- Social life and customs; Chad, Lake, Region
    • "Women of Mogorom, Lake Chad region. The Mazzas. Wooden dishes made gradually larger and larger. National Geographic Magazine Jun 1926. Vol. 49"
    • Learning Packet: Work

    • Sonoran Heritage and Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library)
    • Working class -- Arizona -- History; Technology -- Social aspects -- Arizona -- History; Occupations -- Arizona -- History.
    • The "Work" learning packet is designed to encourage the user to define work and employment in its past and present forms, as well as to promote discussion of the varying ways of life of the different cultures present in the Sonoran Desert region....
    • Ox yoke

    • Unknown
    • Distribution and Transportation;Land Transportation, Accessory;Yoke, Animal
    • A bleached well worn wooden crosspiece to hook two oxen together, with two bow shaped areas to fit the heads of the draft animals
    • Out West: Essays

    • Tucson Public Library (Pima County Public Library) and Arizona Historical Society
    • West (U.S.) – In literature; American literature – West (U.S.); Western stories; West (U.S.) – Literary Collections; Arizona – Description and travel
    • A booklet containing a scholarly essay entitled “Out West,” by Paul Carter, that examines the origins of the mythology of the west, viewed through the lens of the region’s distinctive biophysical environment, and rooted in the brief period in...

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